CITY OF MALOLOS – A robbery suspect was killed yesterday morning (Wednesday) by police operatives in a follow up operation in Sitio Sapang Pari, Barangay Santo Nino in Hagonoy town.
Senior supt. Romeo Caramat Jr., Bulacan police director, identified the suspect as Ace Viray alias Buwaya of the same address.
Caramat said Viray and cohort robbed a battery store in Barangay Longos in Malolos before noon Tuesday.
Two store helpers were able to positively identified Viray as one of the robbers and provided details to carthographic artist of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Team of Bulacan.
At 8:00am on All Saint’s Day, Malolos and CIDG police operatives conducted follow up operations on the place of Viray but the suspect saw the approaching law enforcers and fired his .38 caliber gun at the apprehending officers and eventually killed, Caramat said.
Recovered from the crime scene were the gun used by the suspect, two stolen batteries, and the motorcycle used as get-away vehicle by the suspects.